Kia Optima Hybrid: Suspension System / Special Service Tools

Special Service Tools
Tool Name / Number
Illustration
Description
Lower arm ball joint remover
0K545-A9100

Removal of front lower arm from front axle

Personal Protective Equipment
Name
Illustration
Description
Insulation glove

Used when inspecting or working on the high voltage components
[Insulation performance : 1000V / 300A or above]
Insulation shoes

Used when inspecting or working on the high voltage components
Insulation clothes

Insulation helmet

Safety glasses

Used in the case below
• During Removal & installation or inspection of the high voltage battery terminals or wiring, which spark might happen.
• During working on the high voltage battery pack assembly.
Face shield

Insulation mat

Putting the removed high voltage components on the insulation mat to prevent safety accidents.
Insulation sheet

Covering the high voltage components with insulation sheet to prevent people who don’t wear the personal protective equipment from safety accidents.

Specifications

Specifications Front Suspension ItemSpecificationSuspension typeMacPherson StrutShock absorberTypeHPD (High Performance Damper)Coil springFree Height [I.D. color]299.5mm (11.79 in.) [White - Yellow] Rear ...

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting Vehicle inspection SYMPTOM CHART SymptomSuspect AreaRemedy (See page)Squeak or grunt-noise from the front suspension, occurs more in cold ambient temperatures-more noticeable over rough ...

Other information:

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Fuel Line Repair procedures


Removal 1. Remove the fuel tank (Refer to “Fuel Tank”) 2. Disconnect the fuel feed tube (A). 3. Disconnect the vapor hose (A). 4. Disconnect the vapor hose quick-connector (A). 5. Remove the fuel tube protector (A). 6. Unfasten the fuel tube holders (B). 7. Make a gap for removing the fuel line by ...

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Front Seat Belt Repair procedures


Replacement Front Seat Belt Replacement     • When installing the belt, make sure not to damage the pretensioner. 1. Remove the following items first : • Front seat assembly (Refer to the BD group - "Front Seat") • Front door scuff trim & rear door scuff trim (Refer to the BD group ...

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